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Old Pasadena

1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
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Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour: Culture, History, Architecture, Eats
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Old Pasadena is the downtown historic business district of Pasadena, a lively and diverse city located just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. This eclectic old town area features entertainment and activities for kids and adults alike: museums, galleries, and music events, as well as movies, shopping, restaurants, and outdoor cafes. Families often stop by after sports events at the Rose Bowl; this clean and safe district is pedestrian friendly and provides convenient parking and easy access to public transportation, served by major bus lines and two Metro Gold Line stops.
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1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pasadena is an incredibly beautiful community and the Old Town area is good for eating, but to enjoy the community drive or bike in the residential reas. If you Google historic home tours, you will see some areas to drive through to see amazing architecture....More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Pasadena was a few blocks from our hotel and covers a large area. There are plenty of shops, places to eat, and entertainment. We walked around for several hours and only covered a percentage of the area. We had a great time beginning late...More

1  Thank billhV8285JU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of nice restaurants with many options for all kinds of cuisine. Sushi Roku and Il Fornaio are a few options at One Colorado. Grandview Gardens and Osawa Japanese restaurant on Raymond. Kings Gastro pub and Mi piace on Colorado. Yes, chain stores but also...More

Thank K_OKane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of different cuisine and restaurants to choose from. But be prepared to pay for tourist prices. Everything is very conveniently located, and shops open till 9-10pm, which is unusual? There was a huge forever 21 and everything was 50-70% off !

Thank kellstravs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've been here before in many parts of the country. If you are looking for chain store shopping, this is the place. Nonetheless, it's a clean city with lots of parking lots and tons of places to eat.

1  Thank Bryn11215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint downtown of one of the countries first planned cities. Great selection of shops and some very good restaurants. Reasonable parking for California!

Thank anagorski
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

It is a great outing for all. Whether you desire world class museums, restaurants, theater or shopping or a simple passagata to stroll the “neighborhood” come you won’t be disappointed. Dress up, have a drink, get out and enjoy during the holiday season.

Thank Cape-SoCal
Reviewed 8 December 2017

If you are looking for something of historic value, this is not it. Yes, some of the buildings are interesting, but their contents are not. I am not a shopper and this area is nothing but high-end boutiques and chain stores (The Container Store, Crate...More

1  Thank BluegrassKY53
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend in Pasadena , after Sunday breakfast , we walked around old town . There were three couples , varying in age from 80’s- 50’s and 20’s . We all really enjoyed the stores and seeing the old building .

Thank Sandee S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

A lovely place to stroll, shop, eat and people watch. Beautiful old architecture and gardens. Everyone was very helpful and gracious

Thank LodiDazzles
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7 January 2017|
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Response from Ritchie H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, depending on if you wish to visit San Diego Sea World and Balboa Park, Old Towne there. Or visit the down town LA AREA, ALVERA Street Mexican village. The children would not like Pasadena, of downtown la eccept the... More
Jody R
30 December 2016|
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Response from Janet S | Property representative |
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena is the closest or the new Residence Inn, both on Fair Oaks Avenue and Walnut.
8 December 2016|
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Response from Janet S | Property representative |
Yes, Burke Williams full service spa is in the center of the historic district.